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  • Coroner identifies victim in fatal Woolmarket accident

    Coroner identifies victim in fatal Woolmarket accident

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:21:32 GMT
    Police say Ferdinand attempted to suddenly cross all three lanes of traffic to pull to the side of the road. (Photo source: Amber Piper)Police say Ferdinand attempted to suddenly cross all three lanes of traffic to pull to the side of the road. (Photo source: Amber Piper)

    Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the 59-year-old victim of a fatal car accident that happened in Woolmarket Friday. 

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    Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified the 59-year-old victim of a fatal car accident that happened in Woolmarket Friday. 

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  • Police: woman arrested after assaulting medical personnel at Merit Health

    Police: woman arrested after assaulting medical personnel at Merit Health

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:01:20 GMT
    According to police, Knobbie began assaulting personnel during the evaluation. (Photo source: WLOX)According to police, Knobbie began assaulting personnel during the evaluation. (Photo source: WLOX)
    According to police, Knobbie began assaulting personnel during the evaluation. (Photo source: WLOX)According to police, Knobbie began assaulting personnel during the evaluation. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Biloxi police arrest Tabatha Elaine Knobbie, 35, of Biloxi after police say she assaulted medical personnel at Merit Health Hospital causing injuries Saturday. 

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    Biloxi police arrest Tabatha Elaine Knobbie, 35, of Biloxi after police say she assaulted medical personnel at Merit Health Hospital causing injuries Saturday. 

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  • Serious injuries likely in Hwy 53 accident

    Serious injuries likely in Hwy 53 accident

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:48:57 GMT
    At least one person was injured in an accident on Hwy 53, close to County Farm Road, Saturday. It happened around 11:30am.  (Photo source: WLOX)At least one person was injured in an accident on Hwy 53, close to County Farm Road, Saturday. It happened around 11:30am.  (Photo source: WLOX)

    At least one person was injured in an accident on Hwy 53, close to County Farm Road, Saturday. It happened around 11:30am. 

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    At least one person was injured in an accident on Hwy 53, close to County Farm Road, Saturday. It happened around 11:30am. 

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  • UPDATE: 1 wanted, 1 arrested in Saucier shooting

    UPDATE: 1 wanted, 1 arrested in Saucier shooting

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:33:50 GMT
    A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon. (Photo source: WLOX)A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon. (Photo source: WLOX)
    A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon. (Photo source: WLOX)A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon. (Photo source: WLOX)

    A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon.

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    A Kiln man is under arrest and another man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Saucier that spilled over from a home to a gas station Friday afternoon.

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  • UPDATE: Dogs that killed Gulfport woman have been euthanized

    UPDATE: Dogs that killed Gulfport woman have been euthanized

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:58:38 GMT
    Two pit bulls who mauled a Gulfport woman to death early Wednesday morning have been euthanized. (Photo source: WLOX)Two pit bulls who mauled a Gulfport woman to death early Wednesday morning have been euthanized. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Two pit bulls who mauled a Gulfport woman to death early Wednesday morning have been euthanized. 

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    Two pit bulls who mauled a Gulfport woman to death early Wednesday morning have been euthanized. 

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  • 3 Jackson County buildings close after lightning strike

    3 Jackson County buildings close after lightning strike

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:52:00 GMT

    Three buildings in Pascagoula are closing early Friday because they're without air conditioning. The AC unit took a direct lightning strike Thursday night.  

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    Three buildings in Pascagoula are closing early Friday because they're without air conditioning. The AC unit took a direct lightning strike Thursday night.  

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  • Mistrial declared in 2016 murder of Biloxi man

    Mistrial declared in 2016 murder of Biloxi man

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:04:45 GMT
    Orlando Newell is charged with first-degree murder. He'll be re-tried in November after a mistrial was declared Thursday. (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)Orlando Newell is charged with first-degree murder. He'll be re-tried in November after a mistrial was declared Thursday. (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)

    After deliberating three hours in the trial of Orlando Newell, a jury could not come to an agreement and a mistrial was declared. 

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    After deliberating three hours in the trial of Orlando Newell, a jury could not come to an agreement and a mistrial was declared. 

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  • Damage reported in George County after large hail, strong storms

    Damage reported in George County after large hail, strong storms

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:51:50 GMT
    Hail reported from the Barton community near the George and Jackson county line on Thursday afternoon.Hail reported from the Barton community near the George and Jackson county line on Thursday afternoon.

    Severe thunderstorms are leaving a trail of damage across parts of George and Jackson counties.

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    Severe thunderstorms are leaving a trail of damage across parts of George and Jackson counties.

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  • MS Supreme Court denies motion requesting class action lawsuits in state courts

    MS Supreme Court denies motion requesting class action lawsuits in state courts

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:21:40 GMT
    The MS Supreme Court stated, “After due consideration, we find the motion should be denied.” (Photo source: WLOX)The MS Supreme Court stated, “After due consideration, we find the motion should be denied.” (Photo source: WLOX)
    The MS Supreme Court stated, “After due consideration, we find the motion should be denied.” (Photo source: WLOX)The MS Supreme Court stated, “After due consideration, we find the motion should be denied.” (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Mississippi Supreme Court issued an order denying a motion to provide a class-action procedure in Mississippi state trial courts Thursday. 

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    The Mississippi Supreme Court issued an order denying a motion to provide a class-action procedure in Mississippi state trial courts Thursday. 

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  • Biloxi student brings Airsoft gun to school

    Biloxi student brings Airsoft gun to school

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:18 GMT
    Another Biloxi student brought a play weapon to class Thursday. This time a 4th grader at Jeff Davis Elementary brought an unloaded Airsoft gun to school.  (Photo source: File)Another Biloxi student brought a play weapon to class Thursday. This time a 4th grader at Jeff Davis Elementary brought an unloaded Airsoft gun to school. (Photo source: File)
    Family told police they were canoeing, and the victim’s canoe tipped over while going under a tree. (Photo source: WLOX)Family told police they were canoeing, and the victim’s canoe tipped over while going under a tree. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Another Biloxi student brought a play weapon to class Thursday. This time a 4th grader at Jeff Davis Elementary brought an unloaded Airsoft gun to school.

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    Another Biloxi student brought a play weapon to class Thursday. This time a 4th grader at Jeff Davis Elementary brought an unloaded Airsoft gun to school.

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  • Woman killed in pit bull attack identified

    Woman killed in pit bull attack identified

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:16:02 GMT
    The 75-year-old woman who was killed by two pit bulls in Gulfport was known by neighbors to collect cans in the neighborhood. (Source: WLOX)The 75-year-old woman who was killed by two pit bulls in Gulfport was known by neighbors to collect cans in the neighborhood. (Source: WLOX)

    Authorities have identified the woman who was killed during a pit bull attack early Wednesday morning in Gulfport. 

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    Authorities have identified the woman who was killed during a pit bull attack early Wednesday morning in Gulfport. 

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  • Man killed in Gulfport hit-and-run identified

    Man killed in Gulfport hit-and-run identified

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:31:31 GMT
    Authorities are investigating after a man was reportedly killed during a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning. (Source: File)Authorities are investigating after a man was reportedly killed during a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning. (Source: File)

    Authorities are investigating after a man was reportedly killed during a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning. 

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    Authorities are investigating after a man was reportedly killed during a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning. 

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  • BB gun found inside Biloxi Upper Elem. student's backpack

    BB gun found inside Biloxi Upper Elem. student's backpack

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:26:13 GMT
    A Biloxi Upper Elementary student brought a BB gun on a school bus Wednesday morning in his or her backpack, according to school administration. (Photo source: Biloxi Public Schools)A Biloxi Upper Elementary student brought a BB gun on a school bus Wednesday morning in his or her backpack, according to school administration. (Photo source: Biloxi Public Schools)

    A Biloxi Upper Elementary student brought a BB gun on a school bus Wednesday morning in his or her backpack, according to school administration. 

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    A Biloxi Upper Elementary student brought a BB gun on a school bus Wednesday morning in his or her backpack, according to school administration. 

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  • Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack arrested for 2017 dog attack

    Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack arrested for 2017 dog attack

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:04:39 GMT
    Police are investigating after an elderly woman was reportedly killed after being attacked by two pit bulls in Gulfport. (Source: File)Police are investigating after an elderly woman was reportedly killed after being attacked by two pit bulls in Gulfport. (Source: File)

    The woman who owns two pit bulls that attacked and killed a 75-year-old woman Wednesday in Gulfport has been arrested.

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    The woman who owns two pit bulls that attacked and killed a 75-year-old woman Wednesday in Gulfport has been arrested.

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  • Kiln man to serve 25 years for toddler's death

    Kiln man to serve 25 years for toddler's death

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:13:39 GMT
    Charles Connetti, III, 27, will spend the next 25 years behind bars for the death of his former girlfriend's 15-month-old son, Maddox Vieregge.  (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)Charles Connetti, III, 27, will spend the next 25 years behind bars for the death of his former girlfriend's 15-month-old son, Maddox Vieregge.  (Photo source: Hancock County Jail)

    Charles Connetti, III, 27, will spend the next 25 years behind bars for the death of his former girlfriend's 15-month-old son, Maddox Vieregge.  

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    Charles Connetti, III, 27, will spend the next 25 years behind bars for the death of his former girlfriend's 15-month-old son, Maddox Vieregge.  

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  • 3 arrested after Gulfport man robbed, shot last week

    3 arrested after Gulfport man robbed, shot last week

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:26:18 GMT
    Those arrested include: Arron Maiella Boudreaux (left), James Earl Walker III, (center), and Aundrea Lashann Mitchell (right). All three are charged with one count each of armed robbery and aggravated assault. (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)Those arrested include: Arron Maiella Boudreaux (left), James Earl Walker III, (center), and Aundrea Lashann Mitchell (right). All three are charged with one count each of armed robbery and aggravated assault. (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)
    Those arrested include: Arron Maiella Boudreaux (left), James Earl Walker III, (center), and Aundrea Lashann Mitchell (right). All three are charged with one count each of armed robbery and aggravated assault. (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)Those arrested include: Arron Maiella Boudreaux (left), James Earl Walker III, (center), and Aundrea Lashann Mitchell (right). All three are charged with one count each of armed robbery and aggravated assault. (Photo source: Gulfport Police Dept.)

    Three people are now under arrest in connection with a man who was robbed and shot in the abdomen last week in Gulfport. It happened around 3:15am on May 8. 

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    Three people are now under arrest in connection with a man who was robbed and shot in the abdomen last week in Gulfport. It happened around 3:15am on May 8. 

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  • UPDATE: All power restored in Gautier

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:29:19 GMT
    (Photo source: File)(Photo source: File)

    A piece of equipment at a Singing River Electric substation stopped working Tuesday morning causing outages across Gautier and Jackson County.

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    A piece of equipment at a Singing River Electric substation stopped working Tuesday morning causing outages across Gautier and Jackson County.

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  • Game Changer: Mississippi casinos move quickly to add sports betting

    Game Changer: Mississippi casinos move quickly to add sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-05-15 01:59:26 GMT
    Mississippi's Gulf Coast casinos are moving quickly to take advantage of Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that made most sports betting across the nation illegal. (Photo source: WLOX file)Mississippi's Gulf Coast casinos are moving quickly to take advantage of Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that made most sports betting across the nation illegal. (Photo source: WLOX file)

    Mississippi's Gulf Coast casinos are moving quickly to take advantage of Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that made most sports betting across the nation illegal.

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    Mississippi's Gulf Coast casinos are moving quickly to take advantage of Monday's Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that made most sports betting across the nation illegal.

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  • D'Iberville man pleads guilty for the killing of his mother

    D'Iberville man pleads guilty for the killing of his mother

    Monday, May 14 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-14 21:19:11 GMT
    Reports say Smith had methamphetamine and THC in his system at the time of the crash. (Photo Source: WLOX)Reports say Smith had methamphetamine and THC in his system at the time of the crash. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Monday, Marshall Austin Smith, 26, of D’Iberville, pled guilty to Second Degree Murder for the killing of his 48-year-old mother, Millicent Smith. Smith was sentenced to 40 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with 16 years to serve without the possibility of parole, a fine of $2,000, all court costs, and $250 to the Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund. Assistant District Attorney Cherie Wade stated, “This was one of the most tragic cases...

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    Monday, Marshall Austin Smith, 26, of D’Iberville, pled guilty to Second Degree Murder for the killing of his 48-year-old mother, Millicent Smith. Smith was sentenced to 40 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with 16 years to serve without the possibility of parole, a fine of $2,000, all court costs, and $250 to the Crime Victim’s Compensation Fund. Assistant District Attorney Cherie Wade stated, “This was one of the most tragic cases...

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  • Suspect in Jackson County hostage incident makes court appearance

    Suspect in Jackson County hostage incident makes court appearance

    Monday, May 14 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-14 20:38:24 GMT
    Steven K. Harris,27, is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly holding his girlfriend hostage in his home.  (Photo Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Dept.)Steven K. Harris,27, is charged with aggravated assault after allegedly holding his girlfriend hostage in his home. (Photo Source: Jackson County Sheriff's Dept.)

    A five hour standoff in Jackson County has ended with a man in custody after he reportedly held a woman hostage at gunpoint. 

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    A five hour standoff in Jackson County has ended with a man in custody after he reportedly held a woman hostage at gunpoint. 

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  • Flames spotted on Deer Island

    Flames spotted on Deer Island

    Monday, May 14 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-05-14 18:19:41 GMT
    The cause of the fire is still unknown. (Photo source: Michael Broadway)The cause of the fire is still unknown. (Photo source: Michael Broadway)

    Sunday night, a viewer sent a video of part of Deer Island engulfed in flames. Melissa Scallan with the Department of Marine Resources said they have been notified about the fire. Scallan says they believe it is on the privately-owned part of the island. DMR is expected to go to the island tomorrow to check it out. The viewer reported the fire on the west end of the island. Copyright 2018 WLOX. All rights reserved. 

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    Sunday night, a viewer sent a video of part of Deer Island engulfed in flames. Melissa Scallan with the Department of Marine Resources said they have been notified about the fire. Scallan says they believe it is on the privately-owned part of the island. DMR is expected to go to the island tomorrow to check it out. The viewer reported the fire on the west end of the island. Copyright 2018 WLOX. All rights reserved. 

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  • Harrison County deputy cleared in teen's death

    Harrison County deputy cleared in teen's death

    Monday, May 14 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-14 17:25:13 GMT
    A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. (Photo source: file)A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. (Photo source: file)
    A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. (Photo source: file)A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. (Photo source: file)

    A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. 

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    A Harrison County Grand Jury has cleared a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy in November 2017. 

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  • Paramotor pilot crashes onto Pass Christian beach, injuries severe

    Paramotor pilot crashes onto Pass Christian beach, injuries severe

    Saturday, May 12 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-12 21:35:34 GMT
    AMR transported the man to the hospital to treat a broken leg, damage to the spine and a head injury. (Photo Source: WLOX)AMR transported the man to the hospital to treat a broken leg, damage to the spine and a head injury. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    A Louisiana man is in the hospital after a parasailing accident in Pass Christian on Saturday morning.  

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    A Louisiana man is in the hospital after a parasailing accident in Pass Christian on Saturday morning.  

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  • Coroner releases how body found on 34th Street died

    Coroner releases how body found on 34th Street died

    Thursday, May 10 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-05-10 19:27:31 GMT
    The body was found near a bicycle, but it's not clear if the body and the bike are connected. (Photo source: WLOX)The body was found near a bicycle, but it's not clear if the body and the bike are connected. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified Kevin Schroeder as the person found dead Monday morning on 34th Street in Gulfport. 

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    Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove identified Kevin Schroeder as the person found dead Monday morning on 34th Street in Gulfport. 

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  • Charges upgraded against man accused of crashing into Harrison County deputies

    Charges upgraded against man accused of crashing into Harrison County deputies

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:58:58 GMT
    Tommy McFarland (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)Tommy McFarland (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)
    Tommy McFarland (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)Tommy McFarland (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)

    The man who is accused of crashing into two Harrison County deputies is now facing felony DUI charges. 

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    The man who is accused of crashing into two Harrison County deputies is now facing felony DUI charges. 

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  • Overnight chase in Biloxi ends with man behind bars

    Overnight chase in Biloxi ends with man behind bars

    Thursday, May 10 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-05-10 11:27:10 GMT
    Joseph Kamont II (Source: Biloxi Police Dept)Joseph Kamont II (Source: Biloxi Police Dept)

    A man is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase through Biloxi late Wednesday night. 

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    A man is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase through Biloxi late Wednesday night. 

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  • Rusty Quave says this is his last term as D'Iberville mayor

    Rusty Quave says this is his last term as D'Iberville mayor

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-09 20:58:00 GMT
    D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993.  (Photo source: WLOX)D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993.  (Photo source: WLOX)
    D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993.  (Photo source: WLOX)D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993.  (Photo source: WLOX)

    D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993. 

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    D'Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave announced at Wednesday morning's State of the City Address that he will not run for an eighth term in 2021. He was first elected in 1993. 

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  • Gulfport fire chief to remain in charge after alleged assault

    Gulfport fire chief to remain in charge after alleged assault

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-05-09 13:31:33 GMT
    Gulfport Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt (Source: City of Gulfport)Gulfport Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt (Source: City of Gulfport)
    Gulfport Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt (Source: City of Gulfport)Gulfport Fire Chief Michael Beyerstedt (Source: City of Gulfport)

    Gulfport Fire Chief Mike Beyerstedt will remain in charge of the city's fire services after being accused of head-butting an on-duty employee at a city fire station. 

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    Gulfport Fire Chief Mike Beyerstedt will remain in charge of the city's fire services after being accused of head-butting an on-duty employee at a city fire station. 

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  • Pearl River County School District residents vote in favor of bond referendum

    Pearl River County School District residents vote in favor of bond referendum

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-09 02:44:37 GMT
    The school district says the Pearl River County School District’s Capital Improvement Plan reflects the changes that will address the future growth of the school district. (Photo source: WLOX)The school district says the Pearl River County School District’s Capital Improvement Plan reflects the changes that will address the future growth of the school district. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Tonight, more than 60 percent of Pearl River County School District residents voted in favor for the bond referendum.

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    Tonight, more than 60 percent of Pearl River County School District residents voted in favor for the bond referendum.

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  • Tupelo mayor drops out of U.S. Senate race

    Tupelo mayor drops out of U.S. Senate race

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-05-08 18:38:29 GMT
    Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time.  (Photo source: Jason Shelton)Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time.  (Photo source: Jason Shelton)
    Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time.  (Photo source: Jason Shelton)Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time.  (Photo source: Jason Shelton)

    Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time. 

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    Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton is dropping out of the race for U.S. Senate, saying it's just not the right time. 

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  • Estranged wife of murder victim arrested in Pascagoula

    Estranged wife of murder victim arrested in Pascagoula

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-08 15:22:28 GMT
    Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect.  (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect.  (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)
    Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect.  (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect.  (Photo source: Pascagoula Police Dept.)

    Another person has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Pascagoula man. Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect. 

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    Another person has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Pascagoula man. Octavia Williams-Biggs, 28, was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact. She's the estranged wife of the victim, Lorenzo Biggs, and the girlfriend of the primary suspect. 

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  • Suspect in fatal Pascagoula shooting turns himself in

    Suspect in fatal Pascagoula shooting turns himself in

    Monday, May 7 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:31:50 GMT
    Rouvell Thigpen turned himself in to Pascagoula Police. He is a suspect in the shooting death of Lorenzo Biggs. (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)Rouvell Thigpen turned himself in to Pascagoula Police. He is a suspect in the shooting death of Lorenzo Biggs. (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)
    Rouvell Thigpen turned himself in to Pascagoula Police. He is a suspect in the shooting death of Lorenzo Biggs. (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)Rouvell Thigpen turned himself in to Pascagoula Police. He is a suspect in the shooting death of Lorenzo Biggs. (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)

    Authorities are searching for a suspect wanted in the death of a Pascagoula man who was killed Friday night in a domestic-related shooting.

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    Authorities are searching for a suspect wanted in the death of a Pascagoula man who was killed Friday night in a domestic-related shooting.

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  • Gulfport Police warn of 'bad batch' of drugs on the street

    Gulfport Police warn of 'bad batch' of drugs on the street

    Monday, May 7 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-05-07 17:39:33 GMT
    Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania held a news conference Monday morning to warn about a bad batch of oxycodone currently on the streets of the coast.  (Photo source: WLOX)Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania held a news conference Monday morning to warn about a bad batch of oxycodone currently on the streets of the coast. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania is warning of a bad batch of oxycodone currently on the streets of the coast. He said the drug is being sold as Oxycodone, but it's actually a potentially fatal dose of Fentanyl. 

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    Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania is warning of a bad batch of oxycodone currently on the streets of the coast. He said the drug is being sold as Oxycodone, but it's actually a potentially fatal dose of Fentanyl. 

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  • Highway 90, Courthouse Road now clear after crash

    Highway 90, Courthouse Road now clear after crash

    Sunday, May 6 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-05-06 16:04:03 GMT
    A crash at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Hwy. 90 in Gulfport is causing traffic delays. (Source: WLOX)A crash at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Hwy. 90 in Gulfport is causing traffic delays. (Source: WLOX)

    The intersection at Highway 90 and Courthouse Road in Gulfport is now clear after an accident caused traffic to be re-routed Sunday morning. 

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    The intersection at Highway 90 and Courthouse Road in Gulfport is now clear after an accident caused traffic to be re-routed Sunday morning. 

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  • Suspect in Pascagoula shooting linked to rape case

    Suspect in Pascagoula shooting linked to rape case

    Sunday, May 6 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-05-06 10:56:58 GMT
    Brandon Williams (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)Brandon Williams (Source: Pascagoula Police Dept)

    A suspect in custody for a shooting in Pascagoula is linked to a separate rape case that happened in March, say police.

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    A suspect in custody for a shooting in Pascagoula is linked to a separate rape case that happened in March, say police.

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  • Harrison County sheriff deputy involved in car accident on Hwy 49

    Harrison County sheriff deputy involved in car accident on Hwy 49

    Saturday, May 5 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-05-06 03:09:30 GMT
    Police, firefighters, and medical personnel responded to the scene. (Photo source: Elizabeth Black)Police, firefighters, and medical personnel responded to the scene. (Photo source: Elizabeth Black)

    A car accident involving a Harrison County sheriff deputy happened Saturday evening around 7: 30 p.m. 

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    A car accident involving a Harrison County sheriff deputy happened Saturday evening around 7: 30 p.m. 

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  • Police working the scene of car accident in Moss Point

    Police working the scene of car accident in Moss Point

    Saturday, May 5 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-06 00:32:07 GMT
    Moss Point Police Department dispatch has confirmed that police are currently at the scene working the accident. (Photo source: WLOX)Moss Point Police Department dispatch has confirmed that police are currently at the scene working the accident. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Moss Point Police Department dispatch has confirmed that police are currently at the scene working the accident. (Photo source: WLOX)Moss Point Police Department dispatch has confirmed that police are currently at the scene working the accident. (Photo source: WLOX)

    A car accident has been reported in Moss Point off Grierson Street past Faye’s Kitchen. 

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    A car accident has been reported in Moss Point off Grierson Street past Faye’s Kitchen. 

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  • Water spout spotted off Biloxi beach

    Water spout spotted off Biloxi beach

    Saturday, May 5 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-05-05 19:53:13 GMT
    This is not a tornado, but residents should stay away from the area, if possible. (Photo source: WLOX)This is not a tornado, but residents should stay away from the area, if possible. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Residents of Biloxi spotted a water spout in the Mississippi Sound Saturday just after 2:30 p.m. 

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    Residents of Biloxi spotted a water spout in the Mississippi Sound Saturday just after 2:30 p.m. 

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  • UPDATE: Suspect wanted in Moss Point shooting turns himself in

    UPDATE: Suspect wanted in Moss Point shooting turns himself in

    Saturday, May 5 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-05 15:55:55 GMT
    David Jones (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office)David Jones (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A suspect accused of shooting a man in the leg Wednesday has turned himself into authorities, say police.

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    A suspect accused of shooting a man in the leg Wednesday has turned himself into authorities, say police.

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  • Hwy. 90 in Ocean Springs back open after crash

    Hwy. 90 in Ocean Springs back open after crash

    Saturday, May 5 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-05 13:43:45 GMT
    A multi-vehicle wreck in Ocean Springs Saturday morning is causing delays. (Source: WLOX)A multi-vehicle wreck in Ocean Springs Saturday morning is causing delays. (Source: WLOX)

    Highway 90 in Ocean Springs is back open after a crash involving multiple vehicles shut it down Saturday morning. 

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    Highway 90 in Ocean Springs is back open after a crash involving multiple vehicles shut it down Saturday morning. 

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  • Police name suspect wanted for robbing 2 banks in 24 hours

    Police name suspect wanted for robbing 2 banks in 24 hours

    Friday, May 4 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-05-04 22:54:07 GMT
    This is a picture taken from Madison's Facebook page, which has since been taken down. The white vehicle is the same one described in reports. (Photo source: Waveland PD)This is a picture taken from Madison's Facebook page, which has since been taken down. The white vehicle is the same one described in reports. (Photo source: Waveland PD)

    The man accused of robbing two South Mississippi banks in less than 24 hours has been identified.

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    The man accused of robbing two South Mississippi banks in less than 24 hours has been identified.

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  • Officers injured while arresting man with a machete

    Officers injured while arresting man with a machete

    Friday, May 4 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-04 22:00:19 GMT
    Telly Savalas Dixon, 37 (Source: Biloxi Police Dept)Telly Savalas Dixon, 37 (Source: Biloxi Police Dept)

    Two Biloxi officers are recovering after being injured Friday morning while trying to arrest a man with a machete. A third victim, reportedly the suspect's neighbor, also received injuries during the incident.

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    Two Biloxi officers are recovering after being injured Friday morning while trying to arrest a man with a machete. A third victim, reportedly the suspect's neighbor, also received injuries during the incident.

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  • TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes back open on Hwy. 90 in Biloxi

    TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes back open on Hwy. 90 in Biloxi

    Friday, May 4 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-05-04 18:50:16 GMT
    (Source: File)(Source: File)

    First responders in Biloxi are on the scene of a wreck on Highway 90 involving multiple vehicles.

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    First responders in Biloxi are on the scene of a wreck on Highway 90 involving multiple vehicles.

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  • St. Martin man found dead inside parked car at shopping center

    St. Martin man found dead inside parked car at shopping center

    Thursday, May 3 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-03 21:04:04 GMT
    Photo source: WLOX NewsPhoto source: WLOX News

    Authorities in Jackson County are investigating the death of a man who was found dead inside his car Thursday. 

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    Authorities in Jackson County are investigating the death of a man who was found dead inside his car Thursday. 

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  • Coast contractor files lawsuit against City of Bay St. Louis

    Coast contractor files lawsuit against City of Bay St. Louis

    Thursday, May 3 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-05-03 20:37:51 GMT
    (Source: File)(Source: File)

    A Hancock County contractor has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the City of Bay St. Louis, claiming his business suffered losses due to a personal vendetta between himself and a former councilman. 

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    A Hancock County contractor has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the City of Bay St. Louis, claiming his business suffered losses due to a personal vendetta between himself and a former councilman. 

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  • University of MS Medical Center to drop state's largest private insurance provider

    University of MS Medical Center to drop state's largest private insurance provider

    Wednesday, May 2 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-05-02 15:21:52 GMT
    UMMC, the state's largest hospital, will no longer accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi after June 30. (Source: UMMC)UMMC, the state's largest hospital, will no longer accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi after June 30. (Source: UMMC)

    Mississippi's largest hospital says it will stop accepting policies from the state's largest private insurer, citing contract dissatisfaction.

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    Mississippi's largest hospital says it will stop accepting policies from the state's largest private insurer, citing contract dissatisfaction.

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  • UPDATE: Hwy 90 traffic flowing again in Biloxi

    UPDATE: Hwy 90 traffic flowing again in Biloxi

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-05-01 14:28:58 GMT
    All lanes of Highway 90 are back open after an accident Tuesday morning near St. George.  (Photo source: WLOX)All lanes of Highway 90 are back open after an accident Tuesday morning near St. George. (Photo source: WLOX)

    All lanes of Highway 90 are back open after an accident Tuesday morning near St. George.

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    All lanes of Highway 90 are back open after an accident Tuesday morning near St. George.

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  • School district officially approves reopening of Jackson Elementary

    School district officially approves reopening of Jackson Elementary

    Monday, April 30 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-30 18:48:14 GMT
    Jackson Elementary School in Pascagoula (Photo source: WLOX)Jackson Elementary School in Pascagoula (Photo source: WLOX)
    Jackson Elementary School in Pascagoula (Photo source: WLOX)Jackson Elementary School in Pascagoula (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Pascagoula-Gautier School District officially approved the re-opening of Jackson Elementary for the 2018-2019 school year.

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    The Pascagoula-Gautier School District officially approved the re-opening of Jackson Elementary for the 2018-2019 school year.

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  • 4 people rescued from water under Hwy 90 bridge

    4 people rescued from water under Hwy 90 bridge

    Sunday, April 29 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-04-29 20:33:07 GMT
    It appears to have been a boating accident. (Photo Source: WLOX)It appears to have been a boating accident. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney confirmed firefighters are in route to a water rescue under the Highway 90 bridge in Biloxi. 

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    Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney confirmed firefighters are in route to a water rescue under the Highway 90 bridge in Biloxi. 

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  • Traffic backed up on Hwy 90 after 'bad accident' in Ocean Springs

    Traffic backed up on Hwy 90 after 'bad accident' in Ocean Springs

    Saturday, April 28 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-04-29 02:25:27 GMT
    Sources say the accident happened on the Hwy 90 and Washington Avenue intersection. (Photo source: WLOX)Sources say the accident happened on the Hwy 90 and Washington Avenue intersection. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Two people were transported from the scene of a potentially fatal accident in Ocean Springs Saturday evening, according to Acadian Ambulance. 

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    Two people were transported from the scene of a potentially fatal accident in Ocean Springs Saturday evening, according to Acadian Ambulance. 

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  • Stone County teen found safe

    Stone County teen found safe

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-04-28 16:28:20 GMT
    Logan Asproudis (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Dept)Logan Asproudis (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Dept)

    A Stone County teenager with autism has been found safe after being missing for more than 24 hours.

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    A Stone County teenager with autism has been found safe after being missing for more than 24 hours.

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  • Police searching for suspect after overnight shooting; 2 in custody

    Police searching for suspect after overnight shooting; 2 in custody

    Saturday, April 28 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-04-28 16:17:18 GMT
    Christopher Henderson is wanted on charges related to an armed robbery and shooting in Gulfport. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)Christopher Henderson is wanted on charges related to an armed robbery and shooting in Gulfport. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)

    Two men are in custody and police are looking for a third suspect wanted in connection to an overnight shooting in Gulfport Saturday night that left a man in critical condition.

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    Two men are in custody and police are looking for a third suspect wanted in connection to an overnight shooting in Gulfport Saturday night that left a man in critical condition.

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  • West Harrison High School student arrested for disorderly conduct

    West Harrison High School student arrested for disorderly conduct

    Friday, April 27 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-04-28 00:35:35 GMT
    The student will appear before a juvenile court judge to answer for the charges. (Photo source: WLOX)The student will appear before a juvenile court judge to answer for the charges. (Photo source: WLOX)

    A West Harrison High School student was arrested Friday. 

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    A West Harrison High School student was arrested Friday. 

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  • Lanes back open on I-110 bridge

    Lanes back open on I-110 bridge

    Friday, April 27 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-04-27 21:26:07 GMT
    Griffin said the accident happened on the southbound lanes just north of the drawbridge and involved two vehicles and at least one person was taken to the hospital. (Photo source: WLOX)Griffin said the accident happened on the southbound lanes just north of the drawbridge and involved two vehicles and at least one person was taken to the hospital. (Photo source: WLOX)

    D’Iberville police reported traffic lanes on the I-110 bridge are back open after the southbound lanes were closed due to an accident earlier.

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    D’Iberville police reported traffic lanes on the I-110 bridge are back open after the southbound lanes were closed due to an accident earlier.

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  • UPDATE: Wanted Pass Christian man remains in Florida

    UPDATE: Wanted Pass Christian man remains in Florida

    Friday, April 27 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-27 21:07:51 GMT
    A Pass Christian man wanted for questioning in the murder of Kenneth Charlot was found Thursday morning in Escambia County, FL. Cornell Smith is being held pending extradition back to Mississippi.  (Photo source: Pass Christian PD)A Pass Christian man wanted for questioning in the murder of Kenneth Charlot was found Thursday morning in Escambia County, FL. Cornell Smith is being held pending extradition back to Mississippi.  (Photo source: Pass Christian PD)

    A Pass Christian man wanted for questioning in the murder of Kenneth Charlot was found Thursday morning in Escambia County, FL. Cornell Smith is being held pending extradition back to Mississippi. 

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    A Pass Christian man wanted for questioning in the murder of Kenneth Charlot was found Thursday morning in Escambia County, FL. Cornell Smith is being held pending extradition back to Mississippi. 

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